A claim lies against the person who makes the threat, whether or not he is a proprietor of a patent, for example a solicitor1: however proceedings in respect of an actionable threat2 may not be brought against a professional adviser (or any person vicariously liable for the actions of that professional adviser)3 if:
(1) in making the communication the professional adviser is acting on the instructions of another person
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